U.S. Patent Act

..Part II. Patentabililty of Inventions and Grant of Patents

....Chapt. 10. Patentability of Inventions

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Sect. 101. Inventions patentable

Whoever invents or discovers any new and useful process, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvement thereof, may obtain a patent therefor, subject to the conditions and requirements of this title [35 USCS Sects. 1 et seq.].

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